The job interview process is a critical step to hiring the most qualified caregivers into your home health agency. While it’s difficult to get a full scope of someone’s capabilities and personality in a short interview, developing a clear, consistent set of questions can help you objectively assess each candidate. There are questions to avoid asking for legal reasons, but there are some that can tell you a great deal about your candidate and their fit within your company. Here are 10 interview questions your hiring manager should ask certified nursing assistant (CNA) candidates to ensure you’re making the right hire.
Tell me about yourself.
Though this question is pretty standard regardless of the job description, it’s a big one. A rich answer can tee up the rest of the conversation and allow you to get to know your candidate a little more personally. Hearing about the person’s hobbies, interests, and ambitions can give you a better idea of how they’ll fit amongst your team.
Why do you want to work in home health?
Being a caregiver is a notoriously high-stress job. It challenges people’s emotions, as well as their physical stamina. You’ll want